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Last updated: 25 January 2022
Fecha:viernes 29 agosto 1980
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-23-DK (DC-3)
Operador:Transporte Aéreo Militar - TAM Paraguay
Registración: 2016
Numéro de série: 27148/15703
Año de Construcción: 1945
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes:
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Asunción (   Paraguay)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Asunción-Silvio Pettirossi International Airport (ASU/SGAS), Paraguay
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Ayolas Airport (AYO/SGAY), Paraguay
Engine problems forced the crew to return to Asunción (ASU) shortly after takeoff. The airplane did not make it back to the airport and crash-landed in the Lambaré neighbourhood of Asunción, colliding with a house.

» Scramble 308
» The Paraguayan Air Force’s Military Air Transport - TAM / By Antonio Luis Sapienza (LAAHS Paraguay)
» El Informador 31 August 1980, p8A


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Asunción-Silvio Pettirossi International Airport to Ayolas Airport as the crow flies is 245 km (153 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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